Electrical Engineering Summer Courses


    Introduction to Electronic Circuits

  • EE 101

    10-Week

    Introduction to the physical basis and mathematical models of electrical components and circuits. Topics include circuit theorems (Thevenin and Norton Equivalents, Superposition), constant and sinusoidal inputs, natural and forced response of linear circuits. Introduction to circuit/network design, maximum power transfer, analog filters, and circuit analysis using Matlab. Topics in elementary electronics including amplifiers and feedback. Prerequisite(s): Physics 5C/N or 6C/N, and Mathematics 24 or previous or concurrent enrollment in Applied Mathematics and Statistics 20 or 20A. Concurrent enrollment in course 101L is required. 

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    Instructor: Mike Jaris


  • Introduction to Electronic Circuits Laboratory (2 credits)

  • EE 101L

    10-Week

    Illustrates topics covered in course 101. One two-hour laboratory session per week. Students are billed for a materials fee. Prerequisite(s): Physics 5C/N or 6C/N; and Mathematics 24 or previous or concurrent enrollment in Applied Mathematics and Statistics 20 or 20A. Concurrent enrollment in course 101 is required.

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    Instructor: Mike Jaris


  • Communications Systems

  • EE 151

    Session 2

    An introduction to communication systems. Analysis and design of communication systems based on radio, transmission lines, and fiber optics. Topics include fundamentals of analog and digital signal transmission in the context of baseband communications, including concepts such as modulation and demodulation techniques, multiplexing and multiple access, channel loss, distortion, bandwidth, signal-to-noise ratios and error control. Digital communication concepts include an introduction to sampling and quantization, transmission coding and error control. Prerequisite(s): courses 103, 101/L, and Computer Engineering 107 or probability theory and random variables background. Enrollment restricted to School of Engineering and Division of Physical and Biological Sciences majors or permission of instructor. 

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    Instructor: Hamid Sadjadpour


  • Analog Electronics

  • EE 171

    10-Weeks

    Introduction to (semiconductor) electronic devices. Conduction of electric currents in semiconductors, the semiconductor p-n junction, the transistor. Analysis and synthesis of linear and nonlinear electronic circuits containing diodes and transistors. Biasing, small signal models, frequency response, and feedback. Operational amplifiers and integrated circuits. Prerequisite(s): course 101/L; previous or concurrent enrollment in course 171L required. 

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    Instructor: Stephen Peterson


  • Analog Electronics Laboratory (2 credits)

  • EE 171L

    10-Weeks

    Laboratory sequence illustrating topics covered in course 171. One two-hour laboratory session per week. Students are billed a materials fee. Prerequisite(s): courses 101/L; previous or concurrent enrollment in course 171 required. 

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    Instructor: Stephen Peterson